(MENAFN- IANS) Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to next of kin of ten people of the state who died after a bus fell into a trench in Jammu on Tuesday morning.
Expressing deep condolences on the loss of lives, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced a solatium of Rs 2 lakh each to the bereaved families.
According to officials, ten persons lost their lives, while 55 others were injured after a bus nose-dived into a trench.
All the victims were relatives and hailed from Bihar's Lakhisarai district.
They had booked a bus to go to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra for a child's 'Mundan' (shaving a child's hair for the first time).
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